Leaving Homosexuality: A Practical Guide for Men and Women Looking for a Way Out

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When a gay man or woman is faced with the reality that a growing and vibrant life in Jesus Christ is incompatible with their sexual attractions, what exactly does he or she do? What steps can be taken toward leaving the gay life and identity?

In this accessible book Alan Chambers, president of Exodus International, explains the process and clarifies the expectations for those...

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Overview

When a gay man or woman is faced with the reality that a growing and vibrant life in Jesus Christ is incompatible with their sexual attractions, what exactly does he or she do? What steps can be taken toward leaving the gay life and identity?

In this accessible book Alan Chambers, president of Exodus International, explains the process and clarifies the expectations for those who are skeptical of change or frustrated by an ongoing struggle with same-sex attraction.

Readers will learn how to

  • enter into a new life in Christ
  • set realistic and healthy expectations
  • build authentic community
  • learn to forgive
  • overcome the power of sexual addiction

Men and women of all ages who struggle with same-sex attraction will find Leaving Homosexuality indispensable in their own walk of faith...and an excellent resource to give to those who haven't yet heard that there is a new life of freedom beyond homosexuality available to them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736926102
  • Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/1/2009
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Alan Chambers is the president of Exodus International. His own decision to leave homosexuality more than 20 years ago gives him tremendous insight as he addresses this difficult issue in churches, colleges, and various public forums around the world. Alan has been interviewed by Time magazine, ABC's 20/20, MSNBC's Buchanan & Press, and ABC's Nightline. He was listed in Charisma magazine as one of the top Christian leaders who represent the future of the American church. Alan and his wife, Leslie, make their home in Orlando, Florida, and are the parents of a son and daughter.

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Table of Contents

Another Option 9

Part 1 Starting Here, Starting Now

1 A Life-changing Choice 13

2 Developing Healthy and Realistic Expectations 19

Part 2 Moving into Wholeness

3 The Power of Forgiveness 31

4 A Life of Honesty and Acceptance 41

5 Finding Authentic Community 57

6 Dating, Marriage, and Yes...Sex 67

Part 3 Special Considerations

7 When You're Leaving Lesbianism by Yvette Schneider 89

8 Same-Sex Attraction and Marriage by Mike Goeke 113

Part 4 Staying the Course

9 Dealing with Temptations and Critics 131

10 This Is the Life We Were Created to Live 139

A Final Encouragement 149

What to Do Next 153

Recommended Resources 155

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2013

    Homosexuality  is not a disorder that  needs to be change or to

    Homosexuality  is not a disorder that  needs to be change or to "leave"   The author needs to educate himself.
     Please do a web search on this man and his organization before reading this book.

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